2013 ORS § 351.015¹
State Board of Higher Education

The Oregon University System shall be conducted under the control of a board of 15 directors, to be known as the State Board of Higher Education. Except as otherwise provided by law, the board has sole authority to govern, set policy and otherwise manage the affairs of the public universities listed in ORS 351.011 (Oregon University System established). The board shall consist of:

(1) Two students who at the time of their appointment to the board are attending public universities listed in ORS 351.011 (Oregon University System established).

(2) Two members of the faculty at a public university listed in ORS 351.011 (Oregon University System established).

(3) Eleven members of the general public who are not students or faculty members at the time of appointment. [Formerly 351.010; 2013 c.768 §37]

Note: The amendments to 351.015 (State Board of Higher Education) by section 37, chapter 768, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2014. See section 171, chapter 768, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative until July 1, 2014, is set forth for the users convenience.

351.015 (State Board of Higher Education). The Oregon University System shall be conducted under the control of a board of 15 directors, to be known as the State Board of Higher Education. Except as otherwise provided by law, the board has sole authority to govern, set policy and otherwise manage the affairs of the public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities). The board shall consist of:

(1) Two students who at the time of their appointment to the board are attending different public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities).

(2) One member of the faculty at Oregon State University, Portland State University or University of Oregon.

(3) One member of the faculty at Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Southern Oregon University or Western Oregon University.

(4) Eleven members of the general public who are not students or faculty members at the time of appointment.

Note: Section 33, chapter 637, Oregon Laws 2011, provides:

Sec. 33. (1) The directors added to the State Board of Higher Education by the amendments to ORS 351.010 [renumbered 351.015 (State Board of Higher Education)] in section 32 of this 2011 Act shall be appointed for terms beginning July 1, 2012.

(2) Notwithstanding the term of office specified in ORS 351.040 (Term), of the directors added to the board by the amendments to ORS 351.010 in section 32 of this 2011 Act:

(a) One shall serve for a term ending June 30, 2014;

(b) One shall serve for a term ending June 30, 2015; and

(c) One shall serve for a term ending June 30, 2016. [2011 c.637 §33]

Note: Section 25, chapter 747, Oregon Laws 2013, provides:

Sec. 25. For purposes of Article XV, section 8, of the Oregon Constitution, a person employed by the State Board of Higher Education includes a person who:

(1) Was employed by the board on the date before the effective date [August 14, 2013] of this 2013 Act and who, as a result of sections 6 to 24 of this 2013 Act and the amendments to ORS 351.715 (Higher Education Coordinating Commission) and 351.735 (Duties and powers) and section 2, chapter 637, Oregon Laws 2011, by sections 1 to 5 of this 2013 Act, is employed by another agency or public corporation of this state in a capacity that was within the authority of the board on the date before the effective date of this 2013 Act.

(2) On or after the effective date of this 2013 Act, is employed by an agency or public corporation in a capacity that was within the authority of the board before the effective date of this 2013 Act. [2013 c.747 §25]